Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Medical Microbiology & Immunology (90 credits)

MIC 721Foundations of Microbiology4
MIC 739Bacterial Physiology3
MIC 7274
MIC 733Advanced Microbial Pathogenesis3
MIC 740Host Defense3
MIC 745Cellular And Molecular immunology3
MIC 790Current Topics in Medical Microbiology and Immunology2
IDC 601Responsible Conduct of Research1
BIO 310Biostatistics4
Directed Electives
Select 2 courses minimum from the following:2-8
Advanced Immunology
Advanced Antimicrobial Agents And Chemotherapy
Bacterial Physiology
Current Topics in Medical Microbiology and Immunology
MIC 747
MIC 754
Diagnostic Microbiology
Molecular Virology
MIC 737
Directed Independent Readings: Selected Advanced Topics In Medical Microbiology And Immunology
Courses from other departments may be considered if the graduate committee feels they would be beneficial to research development.
MIC 791Department Seminar And Teaching (take each semester)8
MIC 897Directed Independent Research for Doctoral Students12
MIC 899Doctoral Dissertation12
Additional Electives
Students take approved electives to complete the 90 credit hour doctoral program.

Students entering the Ph.D. program having already obtained their M.S. degree may have a maximum of 30 credit hours transferred to the program.